Stew with polow

Persian Artichoke and Celery Stew

This stew is called’ khoresh kangar VA karafs’. It’s a mouth-watering stew, super easy to make and sooooo marvellous 🙂 🙂

Khoresh means stew, celery is karafs and artichoke is kangar farangi in Persian language. Star of this meal is artichoke or kangar farangi. You can use fresh, frozen or canned  artichokes.


200 g diced meat
150 g artichokes
1 large onion
200 g rice
2 Tbsp. lemon juice
40 g fresh parsley
20 g fresh mint
20 g fresh coriander
1 celery stalk
1 Tsp thyme leaves
2 beef stock cubes
1 Tsp turmeric
Salt – chili powder to taste
Saute chopped onion in a pot for 5 minutes. Add diced meat, turmeric and chili powder. Saute the meat for 5 minutes more. Add water and let the meat cook until is tender.
Meanwhile, chop vegetables and sauté celery and other herbs for 5-6 minutes.
Once meat is cooked, ad artichokes, sautéed vegetables, lemon juice and salt to the pot.Dissolve beef stocks in 1/3 cup hot water and pour over the stew. Very gently stir the ingredients. Allow to simmer for 30 minutes or until reduce liquid. Half way through check the stew for seasoning.
Serve this beautiful stew with rice.
Bon appetite

PS: You can watch my video for this dish on youtube under this name: rozina dinaa





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